A complete shutdown is being observed on third straight day in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday to mourn the killing of a local LeT militant.
Mehraj-ud-Din Khan of New Colony Sopore was killed in a gunfight along with Naveed Jatt in Chattergam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Sunday.
All shops and other business establishments are closed in the town while public transport is off the roads.
A skeletal movement of private transport was witnessed in the area.
Reports said that few youth appeared in the market earlier today and hurled stones on the vehicles.
Shutdown is also being observed in the area in view of call issued by the Joint Resistance Leadership for areas where polling for the sixth phase of Panchayat elections is being held.